It seems that low-tech, wood-fired hot tubs are trendy again. According to the NYT, this could be either due to the fact that old-school hot tubs are cheaper or simply because of a certain nostalgia:
I'm pretty content with my lot in life, but these Red-Dot-Design winning in ground bathtubs from Kasch make me wish I was filthy, stinking rich. I'd just need champagne to complete the elitism.
Just what the hell fool came up with this idea? Let me just put my T-focals on and read you what the blurb says. "A soft tub for the body. For children and adults. For play and healing. In the garden or the stylish bathroom." Healing? HEALING? What kinda fool tub gives you healing??? It gives you cleaning, that's what…